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Disarmament

Volume 124: debated on Tuesday 8 December 1987

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79.

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps he is taking to sustain the disarmament process following the intermediate nuclear forces agreement.

80.

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps he will take to sustain the disarmament process following the signing of the intermediate nuclear forces agreement.

81.

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps he is taking to sustain the disarmament process following the signing of the intermediate nuclear forces agreement.

83.

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps he intends to take to sustain the process of arms control following the intermediate range nuclear forces agreement.

84.

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps he intends to take toward further disarmament measures, in the light of the United States of America, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics agreement on intermediate range nuclear forces.

89.

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps he is taking to sustain the disarmament process following the signing of the intermediate nuclear forces agreement.

91.

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps he is taking to sustain the disarmament process following the signing of the intermediate range nuclear forces agreement.

NATO's priorities for arms control post-INF are for 50 per cent. cuts in the strategic arms of the United States and Soviet Union, a global ban on chemical weapons and the elimination of conventional disparities between NATO and the Warsaw pact in Europe. We shall continue actively to promote and support these objectives.

85.

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what is the next stage in his discussions on arms control in Geneva following the signing of the intermediate range nuclear forces agreement.

87.

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what is the next stage in the discussion on arms control in Geneva following the signing of the intermediate range nuclear forces agreement.

90.

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what is the next stage in the discussion on arms control in Geneva following the intermediate nuclear forces agreement.

The bilateral Geneva nuclear and space talks between the United States and Soviet Union will continue. We look forward to the completion of a treaty providing for a 50 per cent. reduction in the strategic offensive weapons of the United States and Soviet Union. The 40 members of the conference on disarmament will continue to work towards a comprehensive global and verifiable ban on chemical weapons.